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How To Vote In Local Primaries

Vote_Checkmark-300x300Ballots should have arrived in the mail by now for the local 2016 Primary Elections in Colorado. The deadline to submit your ballot to your local County Clerks office is 7 pm June 28th. If you are planning to mail in your ballot make sure you send it off early enough for it to be received by the deadline, as a
postmark will not count. Also be aware that mail-in Continue reading

Primaries Considered For Colorado

Vote_CheckmarkDue to criticism over the use of caucuses to determine Colorado’s presidential nominees the state is taking steps towards adopting a primary election system for the next election. A bill was passed out of the Colorado House of Representatives yesterday that would require the Governor to set a presidential primary date for any Continue reading

Free Postage For Mail In Ballots In Colorado

colorado-state-seal-300Legislation is heading to the state senate that would allow Colorado voters to mail in their election ballots without paying for postage. The statehouse has approved the bill and moved it to the senate for a vote. The legislation would allow counties to pay for return postage on mail in ballots, and would guarantee the Continue reading

Sexting Could Land Teens On Sex Offenders List

sextingA new bill to cut down on the penalties associated with teen sexting has fallen short in the Colorado House. A committee voted 7-6 Tuesday against the proposal, which would have lowered criminal penalties for teenagers exchanging nude pictures of themselves. The move means that even consensual Continue reading

Super Tuesday Caucuses Today

Vote_CheckmarkColoradans will vote today to elect a presidential candidate or delegates to represent them moving forward in the election process. The Presidential caucus process for Democrats and Republicans is substantially different. Democrats will actually vote to determine which Continue reading

Moffat County Acknowledges Human Trafficking And Stalking Awareness

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners voted yesterday to make January “Human Trafficking and Stalking Awareness Month” in Moffat County. The proclamations were presented to the Commissioners by Members of “Advocates Crisis Support Services” of Craig. Human trafficking awareness month provides an opportunity to Continue reading

Tipton On Obamacare Repeal Bill

scott-tipton-AT-KRAI-300Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton yesterday released a statement regarding the bill  that rolls back the Affordable Care Act and strips federal funding for Planned Parenthood for one year.  The President has said he will repeal the bill.  Tipton stated that if the President “vetoes this repeal effort, he will be admitting that he is unwilling to fix the failures of the law and work toward accessible and affordable healthcare for all Americans—something Obamacare has drastically failed to do.”   Tipton went on the say Continue reading

Vote For Downtown Steamboat Here

MAINSTREET STEAMBOATThe downtown Steamboat organization, Mainstreet Steamboat Springs, is encouraging everyone to vote for Steamboat as the “Best Colorado Main Street Community of the Year”. Steamboat Spring is one of four communities recently nominated for the honor.  Selection of the winner will be based on two elements, a panel of judges and online voting. Voting ends Monday. To vote follow this link.

 

Post Office Reminds Voters to Get Their Ballots In

Ballot-300Colorado’s first all mail-in general election is under way and the United States Postal Service says they are Coloradan’s easiest choice to ensure every vote is counted this year. The Postal Service is reminding all Colorado voters to mail their ballots this week to ensure they are received by County Clerks and Recorders no later than Continue reading

Final Day To Vote For Moffat County High

bulldog 3If you’ve been tracking Moffat County High School’s progress to win $25,000 to $100,000 from the State Farm Safe Driver Program, you’ll notice that the ranking list is no longer available on-line. According to the program’s website the ranking page was removed overnight, even though voting on the site continues through 11 o’clock tonight. Moffat County High School Continue reading

MCHS Still On the List of Schools Vying for $100,000

bulldog 3Moffat County High School remains near the middle of the pack in its chance to receive money from the State Farm Safe Driver Program.  The school is participating in a contest in which the grand prize is a concert by country music artist, The Band Perry. In the contest anyone can vote online every day to support their school. It’s separated into two different Continue reading

Early Voting Starts Today

Ballot-300Residents across Colorado are able to vote in person or drop off ballots at polling centers starting today. Counties were able to mail ballots to voters starting Tuesday for the November 4th election. As of Friday, 657 voters in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties had voted, the majority of those coming from Routt County.